What steps can you take? You can't choose your court-appointed attorney. If you want choice you need to hire a private attorney. If think you can't afford it then sell something or ask friends and family for help.
When you rely on a court appointed attorney you are basically playing...Read more »
You just need to make sure your attorney is aware of the contents of any potential testimony the inmate can provide. If the attorney believes that testimony is essential to the case, the attorney will request that the inmate witness be brought to court to testify at trial. No sentence...Read more »
You've lost control of the situation now that the government is involved. The alleged victim in an assault can (and perhaps should) provide their opinion, but only the prosecutor can dismiss the case at this point. It is quite common for the alleged victim to recant an accusation of assault, and...Read more »
An individual with license to carry observes a subject committing agg robbery with a handgun of convenience store. Is use of deadly force justified on the fact of the commission of a agg robbery or must it be argued that it was in defense of third person or self??
Potentially, depending on the exact facts. The rule for defense of a 3rd person is based, in part, on the rule for self defense. Furthermore, the rule for self defense creates a presumption that the deadly force was reasonable in a situation involving aggravated robbery... the presumption is...Read more »
There are different degrees of assault, and there are additional consequences if there is a finding of finding of domestic violence. A class c misdemeanor is punishable by fine only. A class a misdemeanor is punishable by confinement in jail for up to one year. A third degree felony is...Read more »
I was out on 30k bond and got arrested again when i bonded out on that charge the judge pulled my first one as insufficient and putting it at 60k. I am out with a warrant now, wanting to know can an attorney file a motion for bond reduction without me being rearrested.
I think it would be enforceable, particularly if the DA wants to keep a good relationship with the Judge. Also if a court reporter was in the court the order may be recorded anyway. When a formal proceeding is being held the court reporter is usually typing everything said so you may want to check...Read more »
Arrested or Convicted? Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of even a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from EVER being in possession of a firearm or ammunition. Straight probation counts as a conviction.
If the person was arrested for domestic violence and the case is still...Read more »
If there is a plaintiff then it is a CIVIL case rather than a criminal cases. Criminal cases are always styled State of Texas vs. Defendant Name whereas civil cases are styled Plaintiff Name vs. Defendant Name.
My practice area is CRIMINAL not civil, but I have an idea about how to solve...Read more »
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